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Chocolate Orange Muffins

My ultimate team celebrated its fifth year with a late summer potluck picnic about a month ago. We made these muffins in the morning of the day of the picnic. Most of my teammates are omnivores, so in order to promote veganism I aimed at maximizing the decadence of the muffins. They are based on […]

Chocolate Muffins with Pink Peppercorns and Cinnamon

The idea of combining chocolate with pink peppercorns, cinnamon, and nutmeg came to me when I read the newspaper the other day, and found an interview with Senyor Marc Escudellers, a chocolate shop keeper from Barcelona. He stated that these are some of his favorite cocoa flavorings, and I absolutely agree – I’ve already baked […]

Cherry and Ginger Spelt Muffins

We usually don’t eat sweet things in the morning, but we did have these muffins for breakfast with a little vegan margarine and they were wonderful. They’re not too sweet, and there’s a nice gentle ginger flavor hiding in the background. Our cherries came from a jar, since fresh ones aren’t yet available around here, […]

Cranberry Fruit Muffins

These muffins reminded me of fruit Bundt cake, but they had not-too-sweet currants and dried cranberries in them, and the orange zest is what really made them special. I only used the zest of one orange, and the aroma was just heavenly. These muffins were especially delectable when eaten warm, halved, and spread with a […]

Apple Pie Muffins

I occasionally get serious apple cravings, but because of my allergies, I can’t have raw apples. That’s when I have to start baking, and these muffins definitely satisfied my apple tooth: they are both filled and topped with yummy apple cubes. Walnuts, cinnamon, and a hint of ginger added a wintery spiciness to these soft […]